In an industry built on name recognition and reputation, Rocky Patel's passion has brought his brand to heights unseen by most boutique cigar manufacturers. His hard work and long hours have been paying off in big ways. A survivor of the cigar boom, Patel has outlasted his competition with unrivaled persistence on his quest for perfection. Originally an entertainment lawyer in Los Angeles, Mr. Patel was introduced to cigars on the back lots of Hollywood studios. Fine cigars quickly became a passion for him, and he became one the original founding members of the Grand Havana Club. Currently producing 20,000,000 cigars annually Patel elucidates, "Cigar manufacturing is an art form that has transcended over generations." Three hundred different hands touch the tobacco from the time a seedling is planted in the ground, to the time a cigar is placed in a box for final shipment.
Rocky Patel Sun Grown cigars are flawlessly blended with 7-year-aged Brazilian, Dominican & Nicaraguan tobaccos and 5-year-aged Ecuadorian Sun Grown Rosado wrappers. The Ecuadorian Sun Grown wrapper delivers a spicy sweet facet that will keep you wanting more. Aged to perfection, and masterfully blended, this smoke starts strong and delivers a full bodied smoke that is robust, balanced, and overflowing with the dark, sweet tobacco flavor and spiciness often associated with pre-embargo Cuban cigars. With Ratings of "90" and "91" and a "Top 50" Cigars in the world, this is "A good-looking cigar that performs well. It's earthy and spicy, with a cedar base and a tangy finish. Medium- to full-bodied."